ITE501 Windows Forms Application Development (8)

This subject gives students the skills required to develop, implement and maintain Windows Forms.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Computing and Mathematics

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students in the Master of Systems Development, Graduate Certificate in Systems Development, Graduate Certificate in Account Management and Master of Management (IT)



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to program using Windows Forms;
  • be able to manage control layout on a Windows Form;
  • be able to create and configure menus on a Windows Form;
  • be able to create event handlers for Windows Forms and controls;
  • be able to implement databound controls;
  • be able to manage connections and transactions;
  • be able to query data from data sources using LINQ;
  • be able to work with XML withing a Windows Forms environment;
  • be able to manage the print process by using print dialogs.
  • be able to implement globalization, localization and accessibility features;
  • be able to create and configure multipledocument interface (MDI) forms;
  • be able to change the appearance of a UI element by using triggers;
  • be able to program Windows Forms using asynchronous techniques;
  • be able to create a Windows Forms setup application.


This subject will cover the following topics:

* Creating a UI for a Windows Form Application * Integrating Data in a Windows Forms Application * Implementing Printing and Reporting Functionality in a Windows Forms * Enhancing Usability Experience * Configuring and Deploying Applications * Implementing Asynchronous Programming Techniques


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.